Home BDMag

BDMag

COVID Safe Commute for Resources Workers Launched

Townsville startup success story and Remote Worker Management specialist JESI today announced the launch of a Resources COVID Safe Commute Plan, in collaboration with Microsoft Australia and Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS). The resources sector employs a high percentage of frontline and mobile workers, many of whom FIFO (Fly-In Fly-Out), DIDO (Drive-In Drive-Out), or […]

New Design Feature Promotes Sun Safety in NQ

Local business, Design Works Apparel are encouraging consumers to make sun smart choices with the launch of their new website feature that enables customers to design personalised sun shirts on their devices.  The new feature is set to launch at their upcoming ‘Design Your Own Apparel’ event on August  27 and 28, where locals are […]

ADITS Townsville Business Women’s Awards

The achievements of various local businesswomen have been recognised for their contribution to the North Queensland community and commitment to business excellence as finalists in the 2021 ADITS Townsville Business Women’s Awards.  The awards, which are held bi-annually by Townsville Business Women’s Circle, are designed to celebrate the depth and breadth of business knowledge, innovation, […]

Five Minutes With… Vanessa McKinnon

Growing up in New Zealand surrounded by a family of incredible cooks meant it was inevitable that Vanessa McKinnon would inherit the foodie trait. After training as a chef in her home country, Vanessa began working in kitchens all around the globe before settling in Townsville 4 years ago and opening the famous Bakehouse on […]

Holding Key Ground

Townsville based defence industry experts are mapping out ways to stimulate the local economy as the Federal Government continues to build its capabilities in the region, amid growing military tensions in the Indo-Pacific. North Queensland’s strategic and geographical importance dates as far back as World War II when the region also proved to be a […]

Talisman Sabre Prompts U.S Embassy Visit

Off the back of the recent success of Talisman Sabre, U.S. Embassy Charge d’Affaires, Doug Sonnek visited Townsville today to discuss trade, export and economic opportunities between the United States and Australia.  Mr Sonnek, who is the most senior American Diplomat in Australia, spoke to industry leaders about the crucial link North Queensland will play […]

HYBRID WORKING MODEL: Rethinking Workplace Design Post COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed many aspects of life, particularly in the workplace. The pandemic has brought upon workplace changes on a global scale and we are now seeing this shift in working arrangements here in North Queensland.  Whilst the last year has proven we have the tools, software and skills to work effectively from anywhere in […]

Go Kart or Go Home

Adaptability, the one word that springs to mind when you say the name Joelene Accatino, senior executive manager at Pitstop Karting.  It is the business of fuel injected adrenaline, but more importantly it involves a certain tenacity for overcoming tremendous adversity.  Pitstop Karting first opened its doors in 2015 with Joelene providing support off the […]

Five Minutes With… Dr Cathy Day

Dr Cathy Day is a woman on a mission. With a career spanning over two decades in the education sector, including her recent 13 year tenure as the Executive Director of Catholic Education in the Diocese of Townsville, Cathy is now the current Chair of the Tropical Brain and Mind Foundation (TBMF), where she is […]

A Force in the North

Two local companies have joined forces to keep quality service in the North. In April, OnBoard I.T. announced that they would be merging with ADITS; a decision that will allow both companies to maintain a strong presence within the region, working together for their local community. They both now share the same mission: Implement progressive […]